Pachislo Coin Jam Prevention & Options
Sq. Plastic Brown or Black Coin Mechanism
1. Flip machine off.
2. Take away the underside coin defend. In some instances the sq. brown coin mechanisms have coin shields which might be hinged – simply decrease the coin defend. The black variations have detachable coin shields. Press in on the left and proper to take away.
3. The coin path is roofed by a spring loaded space. Look intently and you’ll simply see the spring within the photograph. Pull the spring loaded space up – it really strikes up and to the higher proper.
4. Clear the coin along with your finger.
If the coin is caught within the acceptor on the entrance of the machine and you’ll see it, attempt pulling out of the entrance. Whether it is lodged the place you both can not see it or can not take away it, pull open the spring loaded space and put in one other token and push it UP to push dislodge the coin and pull it up by means of the entrance. Flip the machine again on and reset if wanted.
The longer steel variations work the identical approach and also will have a spring loaded entrance.
Stopping Coin Jams
Most coin jams are usually not the results of issues along with your machine however of tokens and filth.
Virtually all Pachislos settle for .984″ tokens solely. Though your tokens might look like the identical measurement, a slight variation in size or width could also be sufficient to trigger coin jams.
Coin mechanisms can change into VERY soiled over time. This brought about the tokens to maneuver very slowly by means of the coin path and change into caught within the coin mechanism or the coin chute and by no means fall into the hopper. Comply with these steps to forestall future coin jams:
1. Test for Magnetic Tokens
Earlier than you utilize tokens in your machine run a magnet over them and take away any magnetic tokens. Fairly just a few machines will kick out or jam magnetic tokens and THEN ship an error code.
2. Test Token Sizes
Most Pashiclos solely settle for .984″ tokens. Your whole tokens might look like similar is measurement, however your machine could also be selective. Something apart from.984″ will change into jammed. Put the tokens in small stacks and see if any are barely bigger or thicker than the others and take away them.
3. Clear the Tokens
Use Kaboom cleaner. Combine a bit of in a bucket of heat water. Drop your tokens in and blend them for a couple of minutes. Rinse them and dry them earlier than utilizing. If you happen to use your machine usually do that each six months or so to forestall filth buildup within the coin mechanism, coin path and hopper.
4. Clear the Mechanism
Eradicating the mechanism is straightforward. Unplug and take away it and clear it nicely with a moist wipe, lifting the spring loaded space and cleansing there as nicely. If the steel coin path is rusting use a pointy knife, screwdriver or exacto knife to take away as a lot rust as potential and clear the rust with a wipe. If you end up completed give the trail a VERY SMALL squirt of silicone spray, wiping off any extra.
5. Clear the Coin Chute and the Coin Acceptor
Whereas the coin mechanism is out, clear the skin coin acceptor the place the cash enter the machine. When you have moist wipes attempt utilizing a skinny knife to push a moist wipe gently into the coin acceptor from the skin of the machine and pulling it out the opposite aspect to wash the within. If you end up glad spray one squirt of silicone spray into the coin acceptor, wiping off any extra silicone.
Clear the coin chute as nicely (this what brings the tokens from the coin mechanism to the hopper) and no matter you may attain within the hopper.